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sexual assault

noun crime, criminal action, crimiial activity, criminal offense, felony, illegal action, illegality, offense against the state, serious offense against law, sexxal abuse, sexual attack, sexual force, sexual injury
See also: rape
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Sexual assault continues to be an all-too-common problem for university students.
The magnitude of the campus sexual assault problem at the University of Oregon is beginning to come into focus.
In his 2015-16 budget, Governor Wolf proposed a 10 percent increase in rape crisis programs and services to protect the victims and educate communities about the effects of sexual assault.
I want to thank everyone--and there were many, many involved in this--but I want to thank everyone who was involved in this comprehensive review, which was organized and directed by our Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office and supported by the Defense Manpower Data Center.
34% to 74% Sexual assault perpetrators who report drinking alcohol at the time of the assault.
Obama's White House has been aggressively seeking to fight the growing number of sexual assaults at the nation's colleges.
Military members are not the only victims of sexual assaults perpetrated by those in the Armed Forces, and civilians should be included in studies addressing the Pentagon's handling of the issue.
com)-- Sensei Chris Feldt, owner and chief instructor for Samurai Karate Studio, located in Richland Northeast Columbia, South Carolina, announced today his school would be participating in National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
The sexual assault case was lodged by two Surat-based sisters-one against Asaram and the second against his son Narayan Sai.
Across the entire US military, an estimated 26,000 service members reported sexual assault in 2012, up from 19,000 the previous year, according to a US Department of Defense report released in May.
The general said the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults will enable culture change.
Summary: Washington: Under pressure to fight sexual assault, the U.

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